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GSE Hose: Protecting the Skies from the Ground

January 9, 2024

Ground Support Equipment (GSE) services aircraft at commercial airports and air force bases in between flights and during scheduled maintenance. They are also used to perform other tasks around the runway and taxi areas. SAE AIR4286 puts forth policies, procedures and practices required to maintain mobile and fixed ground…

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Stainless Steel Hydraulic Hose Fittings :  Advantages in Your Industry!

December 28, 2023

Hydraulic fittings play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of a hydraulic hose system, and stainless steel ranks among the most prevalent materials used in a variety of systems. Stainless steel hydraulic fittings are primarily used where the…

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Fire Hose vs. Mill Hose

December 21, 2023

Just like there are different types of fire hose nozzles and fire department connections, there are also different types of hoses. While it may seem like all hoses are the same since they can all distribute water, some hoses are designed for various…

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What is a Check Valve and How it Works

December 12, 2023

Check valves are found in almost every industrial application acting as non-return or one-way valves. Generally simple devices, check valves perform a vital function preventing reverse flows, damage and ensuring efficient operations. Reverse flow can, for example, result in water hammer.…

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November 30, 2023

COXREELS® hose, cord & cable reels are essential components for applications that are commonly found in the aviation / aerospace manufacturing industry – along with airport ground support vehicles and airport hangers that keep aircraft fueled, maintained and in the…

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What are Hydraulic Quick Couplers and How Do They Work?

November 21, 2023

Hydraulic quick couplers facilitate the quick connection and disconnection of fluid lines in a quick and convenient way. Quick disconnect couplings are fittings that are used in hydraulic and pneumatic systems to quickly connect and disconnect lines without loss of fluid…

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The Art of Actuation

November 14, 2023

What goes up must come down, and what opens must be closed. Although the former was used by Sir Isaac Newton to explain gravity, the latter is also true; especially when it comes to valves. Valves must be opened and…

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13 Hydraulic Fittings You Should Know

November 9, 2023

Hydraulic fittings connect hose, pipe and tube to components such as hydraulic manifolds, cylinders, various components or other hoses- you already knew that, otherwise you wouldn’t be on this blog! BUT did you know the different types and applications of…

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Industrial Heater Ducting for Temporary Ventilation

October 17, 2023

The FX-400 lightweight heating duct is perfect for a wide range of applications, including construction sites, commercial and residential work areas, cement drying, dehumidification, event tents, and other climate control environments where temporary and portable heating or cooling is needed. The…

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What are Hydraulic Bulkhead Fittings?

October 10, 2023

The term bulkhead was originally used to describe any watertight compartment or wall in a ship or submarine. Bulkhead fittings were used in the installation of pipes and hoses passing through a ship’s internal walls. Today the concept is the same,…

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